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Houses of Parliament

Capitol Building
Westminster, London
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  • Mike K.
    "Gave evidence to the select committee looking at crossrail project."(4 Tips)
    Christopher F.
    "The building and architecture are amazing."(12 Tips)
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    "For any fan of history this is a must do - why not arrange a tour?"(25 Tips)
    Carl G.
    "Best viewed from Westminster bridge."(2 Tips)
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  • Alipe
    AlipeDecember 10, 2015
    Take a look at its design
  • Tara E.
    Tara EvansJanuary 21, 2014
    The most magical tour of the Parliament and House of Lords. The bar is just a bit if an old man dive but the surroundings are spectacular.
  • Ksenia
    KseniaMarch 15, 2015
    A must-see place in London. Take the guided tour and enjoy.
  • Jimmy M.
    Jimmy MurphyNovember 29, 2014
    When in session, you can enter through the Cromwell gate and watch the houses in action, very cool. Definitely check out the House of Lords, gorgeous room and entryway!
  • British Youth Council
    BYC, supported by the House of Commons, launched the Youth Select Committee here on 17th April 2012 - a new body which mirrors the UK Parliament Select Committee. Read more
  • izi.TRAVEL
    izi.TRAVELApril 7, 2014
    The Houses of Parliament consist of the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Their debates can be visited for free and seen from the public galleries referred to as the Strangers Galleries. Read more
  • iLaMoO _.
    iLaMoO _September 26, 2016
    Visiting the house of commons was just amazing. Seeing where the PMQs take place was an incredible experience. Highly recommend.
  • Londonist
    LondonistAugust 2, 2013
    Ask the tour guides about the graffiti under the books in the House of Commons.
  • Adam F.
    Adam FlanaganApril 2, 2015
    This historic building is a must for anyone visiting London. The tour was brilliant and reasonably priced. The combination of imposing Gothic architecture and rich history make it one of my favourites
  • Olga S.
    Olga SidorovaMay 17, 2016
    Beautiful historical place!
  • Jamila D.
    Jamila DraperAugust 18, 2014
    Big Ben in all its glory
  • Marie-Anne R.
    Marie-Anne RamondJuly 23, 2013
    The Parliament is open to visitors during the Summer holidays. A lot of tours in different languages available. Tickets should be purchased before the visit on ticketmaster.com.
  • Stephen M.
    Stephen McVerryJuly 17, 2012
    There's really no excuse to be in London and not tour Parliament.
  • 🎉TÄN👸✨
    🎉TÄN👸✨April 14, 2012
    London Big Ben
  • Henry T.
    Henry TapperNovember 2, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Jeremy Cornyn
  • Sally-Anne R.
    Sally-Anne RogersNovember 12, 2011
    Superb tour of the whole building. Highly recommended!
  • Gary H.
    Gary HorSeptember 26, 2016
    A trip to London wouldn't be complete without a photo op against the House of Parliament (and Big Ben)!
  • João G.
    João GonçalvesSeptember 27, 2016
    The real House of Cards was born here. And lots of important real life events also happened here.
  • Jonathan I.
    Jonathan IsaacsApril 12, 2012
    Check out the loos. They are well posh!
  • Colin M.
    Colin MercerMarch 24, 2013
    Statue of Nelson Mandela in Parliament Square.
  • Rashid K.
    Rashid KhanJuly 6, 2013
    You can get a nice view from the bridge beside the building. It's a classic piece of architecture
  • Merve A.
    Merve AltıntaşSeptember 13, 2016
    Seeing the house of common checked from the list! Serious must do in London!
  • George X.
    George XSeptember 10, 2016
    You will have the chance to wander around the parliament's halls (House of Lords and House of Commons) and see the place where all decisions for country's future are taken!
  • c0uP
    c0uPAugust 17, 2012
    I've walked past this place at least 20 times, and I'll never get tired of how beautiful it is, in natural light, or how wonderfully lit it is at night.
  • Christopher F.
    Christopher FryerSeptember 8, 2016
    The building and architecture are amazing.
  • James N.
    James NugentOctober 12, 2013
    Saturday tours are amazing.
  • David M.
    David Mikel 😜😎April 28, 2013
    no offense meant to those in england. Big Ben pepto was meant for where i was last at. Ihop and one other place in another country.
  • andrew
    andrewMarch 13, 2012
    Interesting afternoon
  • Tanya D.
    Tanya DaviesAugust 11, 2014
    Unexpected work trip to Parliament! Lucky! #Londonyay
  • Carl G.
    Carl GriffinMarch 20, 2016
    Probably the most recognisable parliament building in the world. Stunning Gothic architecture. Best viewed from Westminster bridge.
  • Jonathan S.
    Jonathan SimpsonJune 11, 2013
    No espresso cups in the cafe today, how am I supposed to get my gameface on in style?
  • Jess M.
    Jess McCabeJuly 29, 2012
    See where the suffragettes chained themselves to the statues in St Stephen's Hall
  • Felix V.
    Felix VelardeOctober 22, 2013
    To get free tickets to climb the Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben) just write to your MP
  • Tammo G.
    Tammo GunstApril 17, 2011
    Did you notice the bridges over the thames are red and green as well?
  • Alasdair B.
    Alasdair BainJuly 12, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    If you die here it's convention you receive a state funeral. Make sure you have a doctor with you to declare it otherwise the guards will simply drag you outside and declare it thereCheap bastar....
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  • Humanist Heritage
    Humanist HeritageSeptember 18, 2010
    A number of prominent humanists and secularists have sat in each houses. One of them – Charles Bradlaugh – was the last person to be imprisoned in a cell in the Palace’s Clock Tower Read more
  • Maggie M.
    Maggie MacGAugust 19, 2015
    Awesome architecture.
  • John M.
    John MurphyMarch 14, 2014
    Select committee experience is great for AS politics students. www.parliament.uk Tour guide was exuberant.
  • Turkish Airlines
    Turkish AirlinesNovember 12, 2013
    Did you know that Big Ben isn't actually the name of the tower in London’s Houses of Parliament, but the nickname for the clock’s bell?
  • Ronan S.
    Ronan ShieldsMay 13, 2011
    Bribes are exchanged at the bar usually
  • Shawn S.
    Shawn StaffordOctober 15, 2010
    The tour season ends on Oct 1st, but they've added year round Saturday tours. No photography by the way.
  • Andy S.
    Andy SiddiqiApril 27, 2011
    Took some pictures at sunset walking towards Westminster Abbey
  • Londonist
    LondonistJuly 23, 2010
    Try and get into one of the bars. The Sports Bar is our fave, with the look and feel of a real locals' pub.
  • Gabi B.
    Gabi BulumacOctober 6, 2014
    No animals are allowed into Parliament 😂😂😂 Power,scandals,history....you can feel it, see it, smell it !
  • Richard G.
    Richard GregoryJune 30, 2010
    Make sure you're correctly dressed when you visit as it is illegal to enter the Houses of Parliament when wearing a Suit of Armour. It is also illegal to die in here, so don't do that either. Have fun Read more
  • Jason P.
    Jason PJune 27
    Stunning architecture
  • Alexandra P.
    Alexandra PetreDecember 9, 2014
    Amazing dinner in the Members Dining Room!
  • James C.
    James CheethamOctober 16, 2011
    Do the tour, it's excellent, well worth the queuing!
  • Sarah B.
    Sarah BonelloOctober 28, 2011
    It's always good to know the head of security so he can get you inside the houses of parliament!
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